Showcase of Architectural Drawings at Venice Architecture Biennale

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June 11, 2014
100 drawings by Daniel Libeskind, screen-printed on glass panels, fill the Venice Pavilion. Read Full Article
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  Just outside the Venice Pavilion, visitors are greeted by a sculpture whose cross shape, says Libeskind, recalls the axis as fundamental to architectural drawing. Photo by Paul Clemence.
    Just outside the Venice Pavilion, visitors are greeted by a sculpture whose cross shape, says Libeskind, recalls the axis as fundamental to architectural drawing. Photo by Paul Clemence.
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  In an anteroom, a glass chandelier, designed by Libeskind and produced in conjunction with Lasvit, conjures a sense of both the fecundity of geometry and the materiality of light. Photo by Paul Clemence.
    In an anteroom, a glass chandelier, designed by Libeskind and produced in conjunction with Lasvit, conjures a sense of both the fecundity of geometry and the materiality of light. Photo by Paul Clemence.
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  Exploring boundary between representation, and abstraction, Libeskind’s 100 drawings have been printed on glass and hung, scale-like, on a complex mounting that follows the challenging curve of Venice Pavilion. Photo by Massimo Listri.
    Exploring boundary between representation, and abstraction, Libeskind’s 100 drawings have been printed on glass and hung, scale-like, on a complex mounting that follows the challenging curve of Venice Pavilion. Photo by Massimo Listri.
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  The glass panels are meant to be seen by moving clockwise along the curve. When you turn around and move counterclockwise, the images become pure abstraction. Photo by Paul Clemence.
    The glass panels are meant to be seen by moving clockwise along the curve. When you turn around and move counterclockwise, the images become pure abstraction. Photo by Paul Clemence.

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